Ivory Coast resurgent in peacetime

Ivory Coast resurgent in peacetime
 

For many years, Ivory Coast was a byword for instability. From the 1999 coup, to the outbreak of civil war in 2002, to the violence after the 2010 elections, the West African state went through a prolonged crisis.
But recent news from the country has been much more positive: with peace has come impressive growth, making it one of the world's fastest growing economies.
Abidjan always had style, even when I was living here at the height of the civil war a decade ago.
There's something about the combination of palm trees and skyscrapers, their neon lights reflected in the city's lagoon like... read more

 
14 November 2016 in World News, Views: 35
Source: BBC
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